Now that we're practically in summer it'd be nice to be thinking about heading to a food festival over the coming months. Well now, as part of the new normal, in addition to perusing our Staying In section for delivery inspiration, you can still attend that food festival.
Following the success of the first one that they ran last night,
The Christmas season has officially kicked off, and that means it's nearly time for the winter edition of Taste of London, taking place later this month at Tobacco Dock. Top chefs who'll be serving up blinding dishes include Smoking Goat's Ali Borer, Master Wei's Guirong Wei, Tou's Ana Gonçalves & Zijun Meng, Smokestak's David Carter, Oklava's Selin Kiazim, Berber & Q's Josh Katz and lots
The upcoming Mayfair Literary Festival has a couple of events that London's foodies might want to get on their radar.
The Fumoir at Claridge’s is the setting for a talk called “Tales from Couture” from legendary fashion illustrator and Claridge’s artist in residence David Downton.
Tales from the kitchen sees chef and food writer Ravinder Bhogal heading a panel of some
Action Against Hunger, the charity with a mission to end child hunger, has a long relationship with the UK restaurant scene, with many a successful campaign and fundraiser event over the years. And this year, they are kicking off their annual Love Food Give Food campaign with a brand new one-off festival at Flat Iron Square on 11th September.
Called Streatfest, the line up of chefs
The Chinese Food Festival is making a return to Potters Fields at Tower Bridge and once again, the line up looks pretty great.
With a collection of some of London's finest Chinese food in one park, here's what some of the vendors are planning.
Taste of London 2019 is upon us. We went along to the first night of this year's event to try some of the food and drink on offer - here are our personal top picks...
With all the food festivals happening around Britain this summer (and there are a LOT of them), it's pretty hard to launch a new one from scratch, and to make it stand out from the crowd. But when you're a Michelin-starred chef with all manner of book and TV deals and a burgeoning restaurant and pub empire, maybe these things just come easier to you.
Updated 4/6/19 with full list of restaurants and dishes
If your idea of heaven is spending hours roaming Taste of London with a free pass to eat all the food in sight, then we have good news for you. For this year's festival, they're offering one lucky London foodie the chance to do just that, becoming one of the Best in Taste Awards tasters.
The winner of the competition will get a chance to
Britain's summer festival scene now feels like it's as much about the food as the music. If you want to know where you should be setting up your tent this summer, here's our guide to the best music festivals for foodies.
It sure is festival season, isn’t it? (And we don’t just mean Boomtown, Wilderness et al.)
We’d only just gotten over WingFest, before starting to gear up for
The UK’s hospitality industry is getting together for a big celebration this summer at PX+ festival. So if you have a pal in the biz , make sure you give them a nudge about their plus one, which will give you access to all of this and more. That covers everyone from chefs to restaurateurs, food writers and suppliers too.
Unsurprisingly, given the percentage of farmers, butchers, winemakers and chefs attending, there’ll be a rather eye-watering amount of
Shoreditch's Vegan Nights market is set to go next level for August as part of a new vegan lifestyle festival at The Old Truman Brewery. Running for the whole of the month, V For says they're aimed at vegans, vegetarians and the V curious (their term, not ours) with fitness, shopping and food events running throughout the festival.
On the food front, in addition to Vegan Nights' usual traders there are a couple of interesting new folk. Key among those is
Everyone's favourite festival of meat and fire, Meatopia, is coming back to London for its sixth outing and this year's line-up looks pretty amazing.
Chefs cooking at Meatopia for the first time include Jeremy Chan of Ikoyi, Sam Bryant of Coal Rooms, Rok Shoreditch’s Matt Young and Aaron Webster & Remi Williams of Smoke & Salt. But the list of returning chefs is pretty bloody A-list ranging from Yotam Ottolenghi, David Carter of Smokestak through to Meatopia
If you love chicken wings, then perhaps you already know that London's had its own chicken wing festival since 2014. London Wing Fest has been showcasing the best chicken wings around thanks to the efforts of Randy's Wing Bar.
But did you also know that that the humble chicken wing is now SO popular in the UK it's getting its very own day of celebration, Mr Hyde National Chicken Wing Day?
If you can't think of anything better (and granted, it's hard to), then
Veggies, vegans, flexitarians or even meat eaters who love veg - you're all welcome at a new two-day festival celebrating edible plants. Hitting Camden this summer, Plant Life is bringing together some powerhouse chefs who'll be talking about the joys of a plant-based diet. The good news is that it's not just talk - there'll be workshops and cooking as well.
The festival was conceived of by Franco Fubini founder of Natoora along with chef and restaurateur Richard
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